During the keynote session of the IWA World Water Congress & Exhibition 2014, Hans Rosling - Professor International Health, Karolinska Institute and Chairman, Gapminder Foundation - delivered a fact-based worldview of humanity, underlying how water and sanitation represent the driving force
WASH stands for Water, Sanitation, Hygiene, and is one of the three main sectors of humanitarian operations (the others being food and health). Climate change has a growing and significant impact on WASH among vulnerable people.
The Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene (WASH) Performance Index is a comparison of country performance in realizing universal WASH. The WASH Performance Index assesses performance in the following components: water access, water equity, sanitation access, and sanitation equity.